Tam Giang Lagoon & Beach Relax
- 7-8 hours
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This is the tale of two Hue tours. Spend the first half of this adventure cycling, mingling with school kids, learning about local agribusiness, and working in the fields. As you hit the second half of the tour, taper off onto a slower pace by unwinding on a quiet beach. <strong><span>If you are on the road and want to book a trip for today or tomorrow - call Hue Urban Adventures on +84 (0) 904 193 308 to check availability and book straight away. Late bookings made online may not be confirmed without a confirmation call to the number above.</span></strong>
* Head out of Hue in favour of the compelling Vietnamese countryside
* Cycle through the quaint streets of Quang Dien
* Meet the kids at the local school, help the farmers tend to the fields, and try your luck throwing a traditional fishing net
* Learn about the importance of sustainable agriculture and experience rural Vietnamese life
* Indulge in a traditional local home cooked lunch in a family home
* Take a sampan cruise of Tam Giang Lagoon and relax on the white sands of Thuan An beach
What's included in this trip
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Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the trip.
Confirmation of booking
If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at your hotel for pick up. Please check your hotel details are correct on the voucher.<br /> If your details are not correct, it is very important to please email us to confirm your correct pick up hotel using the contact details on the voucher. If you prefer you may also phone the change through to us during business hours.
Light and comfortable clothing is recommended. Swimming gear is necessary.
Children must be aged between 6 and 11 years inclusively. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour
On this Hue tour we're actually going to take you straight out of Hue and into the countryside. Escape the hustle of Hue for Quang Dien, a peaceful village known for its beautiful architecture, stunning surrounds and friendly locals. Take a bus out to the village, winding through quaint towns and passing the majestic Tam Giang Lagoon en route.
On arrival, jump onboard a bike to get acquainted with the town and go on a bit of a Tam Giang tour, stopping to explore a traditional old house and to chat with the locals. Call by the village school to meet the kids before heading to the vegetable field to learn about the crops that are fundamental to the local community. Meet one of the farmers to further discover the important role agriculture and sustainability play in this society.
Roll up your sleeves to lend a hand with the garden tasks, from watering the vegetables to helping to harvest crops, and then head to a local family’s home to enjoy a traditional lunch of seafood, vegetables and herbs, all purchased from the village market or sourced from the landlady’s own garden.
Enjoy this shared meal, then walk it all off with a stroll through town or simply relax at the house. Fully refreshed, it’s time to hit the water with a sampan cruise on Tam Giang Lagoon. Call by a fish and prawn farm and help the fishermen haul up their catch ready to sell at market. Get a lesson in how to throw a fish net, then try your luck at catching a fish in the lagoon.
After a day of farming and fishing, spend the afternoon relaxing on the shores of the Quang Dien Wild beach, which is known for its white sand and clear waters. This quiet spot is well away from the crowds, and is the perfect place to relax and unwind. If the water proves to be chilly, head inland to the hot springs near Thuan An beach.
Either way, you’re guaranteed to end our 'escape from Hue tour' completely relaxed after a day experiencing life in the Vietnamese countryside. Drag yourself away from the warm waters for the journey back to Hue where this tour comes to an end.